• James Thomas: Bluejacket Sign Company

    Hi James! Where are you from? I grew up in Placentia California skateboarding and going to the beach. Now I live in Huntington Beach with my fiancé and our 8 year old daughter. How did you get into handwritten signs? My first memories of hand painted signs were probably at the local butcher when I […]

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  • Vault – About

    Our vault is populated with ad-hoc articles from the earlier days of PKG which will show you the depth and diversity of content which endures to the current editions.

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  • Bodypaint Artist: Alan Anderson

    Alan Anderson is an award winning make-up artist in Denver, Colorado USA . Originally from Birmingham, Alabama USA he has been a Firefighter Paramedic for over 16 years. Alan found his talent in make-up through his love for Halloween. At an early age he started creating creatures and characters on himself for Halloween parties and […]

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  • Roadside Kitschen By Paul Waring

    Roadside Kitschen Mels Drive-In restaurants, California By Paul Waring Talk about 1950s American Drive-In restaurants or American Diners with many readers of P&KG and it is a fair bet that the movie American Graffiti will be mentioned quite soon in the conversation. For lots of readers who live outside the USA, what they saw in […]

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  • David Jackson

    David Jackson British Brushmaker Extraordinaire It’s always wonderful to discover another craftsman of international quality working in England. David Jackson makes artists brushes, each one individually, by hand, and perfect. In fact, David grew up in the trade, and is the 4th generation hand-making fine brushes for fine artists. A few years ago a striper […]

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  • SURF-TIKI

    SURF-TIKI Creating a Kustom Kulture Tiki-Board for the 2007 SEMA Show By: Craig Fraser When I was told that this upcoming issue was going to be “Surf” themed, I knew the perfect board to showcase. Last year, Kal Koncepts/Air Syndicate Inc. cranked out quite a few painted goodies for the 2007 SEMA show. The theme […]

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  • Robert Jimenez

    I started drawing at an early age. My brother and I spent many hours drawing super heroes, he the Marvel and me the DC characters. I pretty much never stopped. Those comic books that I bought at the corner newsstand in our Brooklyn neighbourhood stayed with me all these years, both via inspiration and physically […]

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